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Gilas Pilipinas in Group B with China, Qatar and Iraq – FIBA Asia Cup 2017

2017 FIBA Asia Cup Groups

Gilas Pilipinas will face China, Qatar and Iraq in the 1st round of the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup from August 8-20 to be held in Beirut, Lebanon.

FIBA Asia Cup New Tournament Format

The 2017 FIBA Asia Cup will be held August 10-20, 2017 in Beirut, Lebanon. 16 teams will compete in this tournament including Australia and New Zealand which is now part of FIBA Asia.

Qualified Teams: Lebanon (Hosts), Australia, New Zealand, Qatar (Gulf), Iran (WABA), Jordan (WABA), Iraq (WABA), Syria (WABA), 5 Teams (EABA), 1 Team (SEABA), 1 Team (SABA) and 1 Team (CABA).

FIBA Asia Cup New Tournament Format
Group Phase

SEABA moved to May 2017 and FIBA Asia Cup Rescheduled also

The 2017 SEABA Championship will now be held from May 15-21 instead of April 23-30 to accommodate local players from the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) and the Indonesian Basketball League (IBL).

Beirut and Bengaluru to host first-ever FIBA Asia Cups as basketball enters new era in Asian region

FIBA’s Regional Office in Asia on Friday announced that the first-ever FIBA Asia Cup will take place in Lebanon’s capital of Beirut, while the maiden FIBA Women’s Asia Cup is to be staged in the Indian city of Bengaluru.

The announcements came as the calendar for what promises to be an exciting 2017 season of events in the region was unveiled.

The FIBA Asia Cup 2017, FIBA Asia’s flagship event, will be played from August 17-27, while the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup 2017 is to be held from July 23-29.

New Gilas Pilipinas Player Pool to be announced on Jan 22

The new Gilas Pilipinas Player Pool which is composed of the 12 Gilas PBA Rookies and 1 Player from each PBA team will be announced on January 22 during the PBA game at the PhilSports Arena.

Gilas PBA Rookies
-Mac Belo